Published on June 22, 2022

NMMC to Offer Free Smoking Cessation Class 2022

smoking cessation artTUPELO, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Center will host a free smoking cessation class for individuals who are trying to stop smoking or using other tobacco products.

The class will meet virtually at 5 p.m. Mondays, July 11-Aug. 15. The first session involves discussion of health history, habits and smoking patterns.

“The smoking cessation classes will be in the format of group counseling and will be held virtually,” said Angel Justice, MSN, FNP-BC, director of NMMC’s Advanced Practice Clinician Fellowship, who leads the program. “We will cover topics like FDA approved medications and potential side effects, nicotine withdrawal symptoms and strategies to help you reduce and quit tobacco altogether. Participants do need to know that we do not prescribe medications for smoking cessation. They would need to follow up with their provider for prescriptive medications if desired.”

To register, call (662) 377-3270 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375) or email Angel at 

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